Amendments & Resolutions

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At the SAG-AFTRA National Convention, officers and delegates considered amendments to the SAG-AFTRA Constitution and resolutions. The following were approved.
 
Amendments:

2015-CA-01
Changes the National Vice President, Recording Artists to include Singers as well, and includes the Singers member category in the Recording Artist/Singers delegate caucus that nominates and elects that position.
2015-CA-02
Reduces “good standing” eligibility requirement to six months for eligibility to run for most union elected offices.
2015-CA-03
Extends sunset on National Board authority to amend SAG-AFTRA Constitution until Jan. 31, 2018.

Resolutions:

2015-R-01
Resolves that no changes to single-unit dues structure for broadcasters be made at this time and that the matter will be reviewed again at the third biennial convention.
2015-R-03
Determines that efforts should be made to inform producers of their signatory obligations with regard to the singers community and conduct research regarding use.
2013-R-04
Determines that SAG-AFTRA should reaffirm enforcement of union security.
2015-R-05
Refers the matter of enforcement of the TV/Theatrical Agreement to the appropriate national committee.
2015-R-06
Refers the matter of national coverage for background actors in theatrical and television contracts to the National Board.
2015-R-07
Requests that the National Board explore electronic member ID cards.
2015-R-10
Reaffirms commitment to the development and implementation of electronic processing of residuals.
2015-R-11
Recommends the National Board direct the Member Review Committee to continue their work to develop criteria for opening local offices.
2015-R-12
Recommends that a new program be evaluated by the Professional Representatives and Contracts Departments to provide ongoing training for franchised agents.
2015-R-13
Recommends the review of promotion of diversity programing in order to ensure coordination and maximum effectiveness.
2015-R-14
Recommends the National Board consider holding annual caucuses for all significant performer groups to provide ongoing education and outreach and greater opportunities for member involvement.
2015-R-15
Recommends the National Board discuss organizing work in geographic areas.
2013-R-21
Recommends specific publishing criteria for the notification of resolution rules prior to Convention.
2015-R-23
Recommends the National Board consider methods of increasing participation of smaller categories at the 2017 convention.
2015-R-25
Recommends that chairs and vice chairs of national committees be consulted in the committee appointment process.
2015-R-27
Recommends formation of a National TV/Theatrical Principals Committee.
2015-R-28
Recognizes the history of the SAG-AFTRA Federal Credit Union.
2015-R-29
Recognizes the Actors Federal Credit Union.
2015-R-30
Recognizes and thanks the veterans and the men and women who serve our country.
2015-R-31
Supports members bargaining with a particular employer group in their efforts to achieve a fair contract.
2015-R-32
Reaffirms commitment to identify and implement solutions to enhance journalist safety.